Quixote Center Team

Andrew Hochhalter

Andrew Hochhalter Andrew is the Executive Director of the Quixote Center. In January 2011 he started as a volunteer answering phones, entering data, and soaking up the unique Quixote history while finishing his Masters of Public Policy degree at the University of Maryland, College Park.

Dolly Pomerleau

Dolly (Dolores) Pomerleau is a Maine native, transplanted in Maryland’s fertile soil. The crops have been abundant. She completed an MA in women’s studies at the George Washington University in the late 70s. In 1976, she co-founded the Quixote Center with Bill Callahan. During the ensuing years, Dolly co-founded the Women’s Ordination Conference, Potters for Peace, the Association for Rights of Catholics in the Church, and others. Her work at the Center has included the whole range of activities and responsibilities necessary to keep a vibrant organization moving forward. Dolly is a potter and a gardener – you can tell by looking at her hands and fingernails. She is also active in her town’s politics, not always a pretty sight. Technically retired, Dolly continues to work at the Quixote Center on a part-time basis. She loves the staff, the programs, and the outstanding people she has met through her work. Everyone should have a life as blessed as hers.

Frederick Young

As the Operations Manager, Fred oversees the day to day financial operations and human resources of the Quixote Center. Prior to this, Fred worked in both the private and non-profit arena. He has almost 10 years of accounting, marketing, and general business management experience. Fred has served in the capacity of an accountant with an international association in Alexandria, VA, where he expanded his repertoire in bookkeeping and general financial management services. He has lived and visited all over the Oceania region and the United States, including Samoa, New Zealand, Fiji, Tonga, Australia, and Washington, DC. Fred holds a Master’s of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of the South Pacific as well as a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce (BCOM) majoring in accounting.

Jennifer Prillaman

Jennifer spent last year volunteering in Gros Morne, Haiti and was asked to accompany Marcel Garçon on his first trip to the States to visit his partners at the Quixote Center. Jennifer was immediately drawn to the center's longstanding, no-frills commitment to social justice. Despite losing Marcel at immigration on this first trip, the QC still accepted Jennifer last fall as the Haiti Reborn intern. She is currently a graduate student in D.C. at the Elliott School of International Affairs, studying gender equality policy and development.

Max Magee

Tom Ricker

I’ve been involved in the Central America solidarity movement and human rights activism since 1995 when I took my fist trip to Nicaragua. I worked at the Quixote Center from 2001-2008 doing policy work for the Quest for Peace project, and for a time, coordinating Haiti Reborn. In addition to the Quixote Center I have worked at Witness for Peace, the Jubilee USA Network, the East Timor and Indonesia Action Network, and for a time was the program director at the Rothko Chapel in Houston, where I still live. I have a PhD in political science and teach courses for the Department of Government and Politics at the University of Maryland University College.